Consulting • Writing and Editing • Expert Witness
Steve Freeman is Principal of Bridge Creek Consulting LLC., which offers cybersecurity and payments consulting, writing and editing, and expert witness services to clients worldwide. Since launching Bridge Creek in 2018, he has served as a payments expert witness for a trial related to a large merchant data breach, completed a major data privacy consulting project for Visa Inc., and performed consulting and writing work for multiple cybersecurity companies.
Prior to launching Bridge Creek, Steve had a successful career with Visa Inc., where his positions included Director Global Compromised Account Recovery (GCAR), Director Risk Communications, SVP of Distributed Processing Solutions, SVP Processing Professional Services, and VP VisaNet Service Management. Prior to joining Visa, he was a managing partner at MCG, Inc., a boutique payments consulting firm. Steve has deep expertise in data breach response programs; payments products and services; FinTech; cybersecurity; data privacy; and risk and fraud management. He holds an MBA in global business from Saint Mary’s College of California and bachelor’s degrees in Business and English from the University of Southern California.